There are 3 ways to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train or car

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Recommended option

Train via Zürich HB  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$36 - $77

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich Flughafen 36 / ...

$35 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 55.2 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which takes 59 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17.

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The distance between Basel and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 75 km. The road distance is 88 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Zürich Flughafen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Zurich Airport (ZRH) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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